Ronnie Brown
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"Ronnie G. Brown, Jr." is an American football running back for the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). After graduating from Cartersville High School in Georgia (U.S. state)/Georgia, Brown attended Auburn University to play college football for the Auburn Tigers football/Auburn Tigers. He and Cadillac Williams shared carries at running back, while he had 1,008 yards and 13 touchdowns in 2002, 446 yards and five touchdowns in 2003, and 913 yards and eight touchdowns in 2004. Brown finished seventh in school history with 2,707 rushing yards and fifth with 28 rushing touchdowns. He twice earned second-team All-Southeastern Conference honors in 2002 and 2004.

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I just use that stuff as motivation, ... I feed off it.

Especially against a defense like that, it feels great.

You see a lot of people going around trying to do as much possible, but I think at this point you really can't have that much help, ... I wanted to get involved.

I feel pretty fresh and pretty confident in the things I've learned over the past few weeks.

[Brown said he and Cadillac, the No. 5 pick by Tampa Bay, have kept in touch about their parallel experiences. Will they try to outdo each other?] Nahh, ... We're both in a learning situation this year.

I think we've seen a few glimpses of that with Ricky and myself both being in the backfield at the same time, ... Ricky's had success on this level. For myself, it's good being in a game with somebody that can draw attention and take a little bit of attention away from me.

I was in disbelief, ... You can't imagine a disaster like this is hitting so close to home and affecting so many people.

I had to fill in and things went pretty good for me, ... Hopefully I can continue what I left off that year.

[While he gets his bearings, he's still living in a hotel, although he's found a place in the Fort Lauderdale area.] I don't have any furniture, ... Someone's working on it for me.